Hajipur Junction railway station

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Hajipur Junction
Indian Railway Station
Station statistics
Address Hajipur, Vaishali, Bihar
 India
Coordinates 25°42′8″N 85°12′55″E / 25.70222°N 85.21528°E / 25.70222; 85.21528Coordinates: 25°42′8″N 85°12′55″E / 25.70222°N 85.21528°E / 25.70222; 85.21528
Elevation 55 metres (180 ft)
Line(s) Barauni–Gorakhpur, Raxaul and Jainagar lines
Connections Sonpur
Structure type Standard (on ground station)
Platforms 3
Tracks 5
Parking Yes
Baggage check No
Other information
Electrified Under progress
Station code HJP
Zone(s) East Central Railway
Division(s) Sonpur Division
Operator ECR
Station status Functioning
Formerly East Indian Railway

Hajipur Junction, station code HJP, is a railway station in the Sonpur division of East Central Railway. Hajipur Junction is located in Hajipur city in Vaishali district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the headquarters of the East Central Railway Zone of the Indian Railways.[1] Three rail lines connect it to Muzaffarpur, Chhapra, and Barauni.

History[edit]

Facilities[edit]

The major facilities available are Waiting rooms, computerized reservation facility, Vehicle parking.[2] There are 9 unreserved ticketing systems counters.[3] The vehicles are allowed to enter the station premises. The station also has STD/ISD/PCO Telephone booth, toilets, tea stall and book stall. Since April 2011, Hajipur station has super deluxe toilet facility. A video conferencing inquiry counter has been made available for passengers. There is an air-conditioned waiting hall and dormitory facility for the passengers to stay at night or during short visit to Hajipur.[3]

Platforms[edit]

The platforms are interconnected with foot over bridges (FOB).[3]

Trains[edit]

Important trains like Guwahati Rajdhani Express (2235/2236), Vaishali Express (2553/2554),Bihar Sampark Kranti Express (2565/2566), Garib Rath Express (2203/2204), Swatantrata Senani Express (2561/2562), Sabarmati Express, Lohit Express, Lichhavi Express (4005/4006) and all other trains passing through this route have stoppages here. Several electrified local passenger trains and express trains run from Hajipur to neighbouring destinations. The following is the sortable table of all the trains passing from Hajipur Junction.(as on 8 May 2012) [4] [5]

Nearest Airport[edit]

The nearest airport to Hajipur Junction are[6]

  1. Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, Patna 19 kilometres (12 mi)
  2. Gaya Airport 123 kilometres (76 mi)
  3. Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi 319 kilometres (198 mi)
  4. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Website of Sonpur Division of East Central Railway". Government of India. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "List of Locations (Irrespective Of States) Where Computerized Reservation Facilities Are Available". Official website of the Indian Railways. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Hajipur station gets a facelift". The Times of India. Apr 6, 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hajipur Junction Details". indiantrains.org. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Trains at Hajipur Junction". India Rail Info. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "Hajipur Junction". onefivenine.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 

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